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February 1, 2016

On the seventh anniversary of his signing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, President Obama announced proposed new EEO-1 reporting requirements for federal contractors and other employers with more than 100 workers. 

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October 9, 2015

Kutak Rock attorneys Gigi O'Hara and Meaghan Gandy co-authored an article, “Mortgage Loan Officers: The Classification Debate Continues," in the September/October 2015 edition of Nebraska Banker magazine.

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September 15, 2015
Kutak Rock Attorney Nick Batter Authored an Article for the August 2015 Edition of the Public Contract Law Journal.
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August 27, 2015

Kutak Rock attorney Matthew Sgnilek co-authored the article “California Moves to Address Workplace Bullying” for the August 2015 edition of the Entertainment Human Resources Network.

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July 8, 2015

On August 30, 2015, the Nebraska Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which amends the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act, will go into effect.

The new law essentially requires employers to treat pregnancy-related limitations in the same manner as physical limitations stemming from disability. Requested reasonable accommodations are required unless they would impose an undue hardship on the employer. For more information, please read our client alert

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July 2, 2015

On June 25, 2015, the EEOC issued updated enforcement guidelines regarding the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Young v. United Parcel Services, Inc., 135 S. Ct. 1338 (2015). In Young, the Court declined to give special, controlling weight to the July 2014 EEOC guidelines, finding the guidance was inconsistent with the EEOC’s prior positions, and the EEOC did not explain the basis for the guidance. For additional information, please read our client alert.

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June 30, 2015

On June 30, 2015, President Obama and Secretary of Labor Perez issued proposed changes to the “white collar” and related overtime exemption regulations.

Client Alert
April 30, 2015

Starting January 1, 2015, a new law will go into effect in California that will significantly change the legal relationship between temporary staffing agencies and the companies that contract with them to use temporary workers. The new law, Assembly Bill 1897, also known as the “Temp Worker Protection Bill,” will make California companies jointly liable with staffing agencies for violations of wage, safety and workers' compensation laws. For additional information, please read our client alert.

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April 29, 2015

Kutak Rock attorney Matthew Sgnilek authored an article titled "This Is No LOL Matter! California Employers Must Reimburse Employees for Cell Phone Use" which appears in the July 2015 edition of Entertainment Human Resources Network.

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February 25, 2015
California Government Code Section 12950.1, which sets forth the requirements for sexual harassment training and education, was recently amended to include an anti-bullying training requirement. Please read the client alert for more information.
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